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Meade McClanahan

Meade McClanahan was an industrial engineer and businessman, elected to the Los Angeles City Council in 1945 but was ousted by voters in 1946 based upon his support for controversial preacher and political organizer Gerald L. K. Smith. A native of Ohio, McClanahan was married to Beulah McClanahan on January 1, 1914, in Chillicothe and moved to Southern California around 1930, where, as an industrial engineer, he operated a foundry at 1423 Riverside Drive; the two separated in October 1954 and were divorced in January 1955 after Beulah McClanahan testified her husband used a "judo cut" on the back of her neck after watching wrestling on television. Mrs. McClanahan got the family home at 2325 Riverside Terrace at Riverside Drive, her husband kept his business, the Ace Tank and Boiler Company of Maywood, which he operated with a son, Bernard, he died at the age of 65 on October 5, 1959 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis after a long illness, in Glendale, leaving a wife, Alice Moore, an attorney.

Burial was at Glendale. McClanahan ran for the Los Angeles School Board in 1939. At that time he was sponsoring a radio program, "Los Angeles Speaks," which opposed the political activities of political figure Clifford E. Clinton. In February 1939, McClanahan was president of the Riverside Drive District Business Men's Association. In that year he was sued, along with two others, by Clifford E. Clinton on a charge of criminal libel for having sponsored a radio program that attacked Clinton and for helping to publish a booklet that referred to Clinton as "Der Los Angeles Fuehrer." He and the other defendants were acquitted in a jury trial. Clinton filed a civil suit for defamation. In September 1942 McClanahan brought suit against the city, the chief of police and other officials, seeking to block the installation of parking meters in the city. See List of Los Angeles municipal election returns, 1943–47 McClanahan first ran for the City Council in 1943, but finished third in the primary that year.

He was elected in 1946 over Joseph W. Aldlin, who had labor backing, to represent Los Angeles City Council District 13, succeeding Ned R. Healy, who had resigned to go to the U. S. Congress. In those days the district represented Silver Lake and an area west of downtown to Vermont Avenue and south to Valley Boulevard. Tax, 1945; as chairman of the City Council revenue and taxation committee, McClanahan proposed a 5% tax on theater tickets and a 10% tax on athletic contests as a way to avoid a planned garbage-collection charge or to help finance the Hyperion outfall sewer. Pickets, 1945, he submitted a resolution advocating new legislation giving the mayor and police more authority to deal with picket lines being used by union workers in a Hollywood film strike. He claimed that pickets in front of theaters "had forced women and children to walk in the street to get past them" and that efforts were made to "prevent servicemen from buying tickets." He urged a "no" vote on his own resolution to avoid embarrassing any other council member.

Americanism, 1945. He made a suggestion that children being cared for in public day-care centers be taught "Americanism" and be shielded from "subversive foreign ideologies." The idea was defeated because other council members deemed the wording to be too general. A recall movement against McClanahan was based upon his association at public meetings with controversial political organizer Gerald L. K. Smith, founder of the America First party. McClanahan issued a statement saying that he disagreed with Smith "on many points" but that he participated in the meetings because of "my belief in free speech and free assembly." On March 19, 1946, McClanahan was recalled from office by a vote of 12,394 to 8,913, John R. Roden was elected in his place. McClanahan finished third in a field of four, he ran for election to the US House of Representatives in 1952. Access to the Los Angeles Times links may require the use of a library card. Founding of the Ajax and Ace Boiler companies by Meade McClanahan Perhaps a relative, or a mistake in the date.

Tom Sitton, "Direct Democracy vs. Free Speech: Gerald L. K. Smith and the Recall Election of 1946 in Los Angeles," Pacific Historical Review, August 1968, p. 285+ Library access required. David J. Leonard, "The'Little Fuehrer' Invades Los Angeles," Free Library Includes reference to McClanahan at a Gerald L. K. Smith rally

Riddim Driven: Scare Crow

Riddim Driven: Scare Crow is the thirteenth installment in VP Records' Riddim Driven series. It was released in September 2001 on CD and LP; the album features various artists recorded over the "Scare Crow" riddim, produced by King Jammy and Trevor "Baby G" James. "Yapping" - Bounty Killer "Cuchi Daddy" - Spragga Benz "Da Pum" - Ward 21 "Love Da Style" - Tanto Metro, Devonte "We Dat" - Mr. Lex "War Life" - Merciless "What" - Wayne Wonder, Surprize "Naah Stop" - Sean Paul "My Girl" - Wayne Marshall "Bad Man Gal" - Lady Saw "Never Plan Fi Dis" - Elephant Man "Scare Crow" - Galaxy P, Ward 21 "Da Rolling" - Vybz Kartel "Here For You" - Anthony Cruz "For Da Ladies Again" - Ward 21 "Driving" - Anthony B

Dr. Navalar Nedunchezhiyan College of Engineering

Dr. Navalar Nedunchezhiyan College of Engineering is a part of Arumugham Group Of Institutions, a social initiative of Arumuga Mudhaliar Sornam Educational Trust, Tittagudi; the college was founded in 1995 by'Kalvi Kavalar' Thiru. A. Krishnasuwami,M. A. B. Ed; the chairman of this college is Lion. K. Raja Piradhapan,B. Sc. To empower students into responsible global citizens with human values by providing opportunities for vertical expertise and horizontal exposure through continuous improvement, it is located 3 km west of Tholudur on Chennai–Trichy National Highway. Tholudur is 75 km north of Trichy; this college has been affiliated with Anna University. B. E - Civil Engineering B. E – Mechanical Engineering B. E – Electrical and Electronics Engineering B. E – Electronics and Communication Engineering B. E – Computer Science and Engineering Sree Arumugam Polytechnic College, Tholudur Sree Arumugam Arts and Science College, Tholudur Sree Arumugham College of Education, Tholudur Sree Arumugam Teacher Training Institute, Tholudur Sree Renga Teacher Training Institute, Tholudur Dr. Navalar Nedunchezhiyan Matric School, Tittakudi

1957 Washington Huskies football team

The 1957 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. In its first season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled a 3–6–1 record, sixth in the Pacific Coast Conference, was outscored 212 to 120. Following the previous season, first-year head coach Darrell Royal left for Texas in December, after less than ten months in Seattle. Hired in January, Owens was a teammate of Royal's at Oklahoma and was an assistant coach under Bear Bryant for the previous six years at Kentucky and Texas A&M. Two University of Washington Huskies were selected in the 1958 NFL Draft, which lasted thirty rounds with 360 selections

Phil Hurley

Phil Hurley is a versatile American singer-songwriter from Potsdam, New York. He has collaborated with many prominent musicians and bands in New York, Washington state, the Netherlands, Los Angeles and Austin. Singing in rock bands with his brother Steve from the age of eight, Phil was playing around upstate New York professionally by fourteen on bass, drums and vocals. At sixteen he co-founded Gigolo Aunts with his brother Steve Hurley Dave Gibbs and Paul Brouwer. After outgrowing Potsdam the group relocated to Boston, where they caught the ear of the indie label Coyote Records, which released the Aunts' first record, Everybody Happy in 1988. After a year and a half with Island Records artist Tracy Bonham, Phil stepped away to participate in the fertile Seattle music scene, where he recorded with groups like the Tycoons, Hulabees Shuggie and Alex Woodard, toured with Miles Hunt, Lisa Loeb and Fountains of Wayne among others. After a year in the Netherlands, Phil moved to Los Angeles, CA and in February 2009 he relocated to Austin, where he toured and played with his country-rock group Stonehoney.

In 2006, he was featured in Wayne Federman's annual Christmas Show at Largo with Margaret Cho and Paul F. Tompkins. Since 2011, Hurley has been a contributing member to Austin super group, the South Austin Moonlighters. Playing lead guitar and contributing some of their most requested original songs; the group has three records out: "Live at the Saxon Pub", "Burn & Shine" and "Ghost of a Small Town." All have received great radio support throughout Texas. Phil toured extensively in the US and Europe as the lead guitar player for the late, legendary Texas songwriter Jimmy LaFave, his work can be found on the soundtrack of HBO's "Lucky Louis", Showtime's "Weeds" and the syndicated "Greg Behrandt Show". Source: Allmusic Stonehoney Official Website The South Austin Moonlighters Official Website